With so many interesting places to visit and exciting things to do, choosing how you travel to and get around Essex is just as important as deciding where you want to go.
London City Airport
Located just 22 minutes from Bank station and with easy access from Essex, London City Airport is the ideal departure airport for those who need to fly in and out of London.
Tel: 0207 646 0088/0000
London Southend Airport
London Southend Airport is a well-established facility serving business and leisure passengers flying within the UK, Europe and beyond.
Tel: 01702 538500
London Stansted Airport
London Stansted Airport, conveniently situated just off the M11 motorway, is London's third busiest airport, currently serving around 18 million passengers a year.
Tel: 0844 335 1803
Essex Highways - Getting Around by Bus
Essex Highways provide information on bus services in Essex, which includes operator information, routes, timetables, fares, tickets and concessionary and other passes.
A subsidiary of FirstGroup plc, First Essex operate a bus service throughout the county of Essex.
AA Route Planner
For help on planning your journey to and around Essex, check out the AA Route Planner.
Cooks Coaches offer good value for money short breaks and holidays, a comprehensive day excursion programme, and private and contract coach hire.
Tel: 01702 344702
Kirbys Coaches offer coach day trips and holidays across the UK and Europe, with pick up points across Essex.
Tel: 01268 777777
Lodges Coaches are providers of UK and European coach holidays, cruise holidays, day excursions and vintage coach hire.
Tel: 01245 231262
National Express travel to over 900 destinations throughout the UK including London airports Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton.
Tel: 0871 781 8181
Talisman Coach Lines
Talisman Coach Lines provide a growing range of UK and European excursions including everything from shopping trips to seaside fun, scenic tours to top attractions, London, theme parks and must-see destinations.
Tel: 01206 252472
Harwich International Port
Located in the fast-growing Haven Gateway sub-region, on the east coast of England, customers benefit from the undoubted advantage of lock-free, fast access to the North Sea and European ports.
Tel: 01255 242000
UK to Hook of Holland via Harwich International Port.
Tel: 0844 770 7070
Abellio Greater Anglia
As well as a frequent and fast service to London Liverpool Street, Abellio Greater Anglia also connects the major towns throughout East Anglia and Essex. So, whether you're looking for a sightseeing day out or a relaxing day at the beach, you can be sure of the best deal by train with Abellio Greater Anglia.
Tel: 0345 600 7245
c2c for trains to and from London, Southend and elsewhere in Essex, plus timetables, ticket sales, information, events and offers.
Tel: 0345 744 4422
National Rail Enquiries
National Rail Enquiries provide a portal into UK rail travel including train company information and promotions, train times, fares enquiries, ticket purchase and train running information.
Tel: 0845 748 4950
With trains running every 15 minutes, Stansted Express provides a fast, direct and frequent way to travel to Stansted Airport from London.
Tel: 0345 600 7245
Transport for London
Information, routes, maps, journey planner and online tickets sales for all forms of public transport in London.
Tel: 0343 222 1234
Travel tips and advice
UK Survival Guide for Tourists
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